New CeraVe Moisturizers


I have an intense love/hate relationship with moisturizers. I need them, since my face gets dry patches. Yet most make my face oily and I hate shiny face {not to mention breakouts}. It's a vicious back and forth cycle, so when I eventually do find a moisturizer that works for me, its my life-long friend. That being said, I've tried far too many moisturizers for my liking, absolutely way too many to count. Actually, my … [Read more...]

Berry Good Smoothie Recipe with an Orange Naturals #giveaway


In my efforts to make small healthy changes this year, I have gotten into the {good} habit of having breakfast. While I'm not one for huge meals first thing in the morning, it's good to have something nutritious in order to give myself the best start to the day. I do find that when doing this, I have more energy, snack less mid-afternoon and feel better throughout the whole day.  One thing I reach for more often … [Read more...]

Spring Cleaning Tips

spring cleaning

  Spring is finally here, yahoo!  It’s been a {terribly} long winter and as we move into spring it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with tasks to get our families and our homes ready for the warmer weather. My whole house could use a spring cleaning overhaul. There's so many closets, bins & drawers that need decluttered. It's so daunting when I look around and see all that needs to be done, yet this chaos … [Read more...]

Reader Reviews: New Skintimate Mandarin Burst Moisturizing Shave Gel

skintimate shave gel samling opportunity

Last month I posted the New Skintimate Mandarin Burst Moisturizing Shave Gel Sampling Opportunity. In this opportunity I gave 20 of my Canadian readers the opportunity to review a new product just like I do here on My Organized Chaos. I thank you all for being so eager to test out this new product, which is on shelves now. The interest shown was outstanding! Since my own review, I also had the chance to try … [Read more...]

aden + anais Daydream Blanket


Oftentimes I find myself missing the sweet baby days, especially when I come across the saved clothes from when my girls were infants. The smell, the snuggle and the softness of those little clothes, tiny socks and comforting baby blankets.  For many parents, aden + anais is one brand that will always represent those days with newborns. It's this company that brought muslin wraps for swaddling, to homes in 63 … [Read more...]

Sofia The First: The Floating Palace


Do YOU believe in mermaids? My girls sure do! At age 5 they both have a strong fascination with mermaids, collecting all that they can that is 'mermaid'. Even though they has already seen this one {see? mermaid fans to the core}, the girls were still thrilled to receive a copy of Sofia The First: The Floating Palace for review.  This is especially true for my little Sophia {recall that she truly believes … [Read more...]

Yoshi’s New Island for Nintendo 3DS


There are some things that bring me back to my own childhood and Yoshi is one of them. I still vividly recall renting a game as a child and running home, so eager to play. Nintendo of Canada sent my girls the new Yoshi's New Island for Nintendo 3DS and that feeling of nostalgia came flooding back. I smiled as they got so excited to dive into this new game featuring the beloved dino.   While the game … [Read more...]

Green Tea Yuzu Fragrance by Elizabeth Arden


Don't you just love how refreshing Spring is? I'm very much looking forward to lighter meals, less bulky clothing and footwear - and a new fragrance to suit! Just released is the new spring fragrance for women, Green Tea Yuzu Fragrance by Elizabeth Arden.  Green Tea Yuzu is the newest addition to the Elizabeth Arden Green Tea family of fragrances. Instead of the usual green tea blends with florals, it's … [Read more...]

Disney’s The Pirate Fairy Review and Activity Sheets


Fairies, friendship, adventure and saving the pixie dust - it's a new story for Tinker Bell and friends in Disney's The Pirate Fairy! You really should have heard the screams of joy when I showed my girls that The Pirate Fairy arrived in the mail for them to review. They had been waiting and waiting {most impatiently} to see this film after first seeing the previews. Being huge fans of the other Tinker Bell movies … [Read more...]

Saving Mr. Banks


I've always loved Disney. As a kid the films took me to places beyond my imagination. Then, as an adult, I visited Disney Parks for the first time ever. This fascination with all things Disney grew with that first and subsequent visit. Who was Walt Disney? How did the company start? The curious side of me dived into everything I could learn regarding the Disney family and their history. Websites, journals, stories … [Read more...]